UPDATE: Alex Meikle has been located safe, according to his mother.
West Shore RCMP are currently searching for missing 13-year-old Alex Meikle.
Alex was last seen at home in Langford at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon. He’s described as 6’2″, weighing 140 lbs, and has a blue camping backpack with him.
He has a mental disorder that has led to a history of blackouts, and has gone missing before.
Police confirmed to Victoria Buzz that they have “a couple leads” as to where Alex might be, but not much else.
Alex’s mother Tina says that he might have taken the 3 o’clock ferry to Vancouver.
It is also believed he might be headed towards the Tofino area.
If you have any information regarding Alex’s whereabouts, contact the West Shore RCMP at 250-474-2264